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Sound of Swarm snags state silver

Mineola High School’s Sound of the Swarm earned silver at the 2023 UIL state marching band contest in San Antonio last Wednesday in their fifth consecutive trip to state finals. more

Marching bands advance to area contest Saturday

Mineola, Quitman and Winnsboro will be among the 27 Class 3A high school marching bands competing at the Area C championship on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches. more

Mineola school board opposes voucher plan

Mineola School Trustees announced where they stand on the school voucher program state lawmakers are attempting to pass.

The board approved a resolution Monday opposing vouchers. more

Mineola band hosting marching festival

The Mineola Sound of the Swarm marching band will host its 7th annual marching festival Monday, Oct. 9. more

Perfectly fine art adorns Wood County walls

Seeing any of the creations as they went up throughout the week, one can easily surmise that the citizens of Wood County are getting more than just fine, but in many cases, incredible works of art. more

Homecoming in Quitman

Mikey Pickering and Hannah Holland were crown Quitman's 2023 homecoming king and queen Friday night just before the Bulldogs took on Ore City. more

Mineola, Quitman schools fare well on tests

The latest round of Texas public schools test scores was released last week by the Texas Education Agency.

The results were mostly positive for Mineola and Quitman, while Alba-Golden had a few areas of concern. more

New museum dedicated to preserving McFarland School memories, legacy

On the 40th anniversary of the McFarland School reunion, a museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of Mineola’s Black school was unveiled Friday. more

Sound of the Swarm

Mineola's own Sound of the Swarm won the 2021 marching band championship, and we were there to document it. more
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